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Review: Art of Football - Ronaldinho T-shirt

“There are good players, great players and then there are the Artists.  These players saw things most wouldn’t. They did things most couldn’t. The pitch was their canvas and they painted their way into football immortality.”  That’s part of the quote that arrived on a card with my t-shirt from Art of Footba ll . This quote can no doubt be attributed to many of the players in the collection but perhaps none more so than Ronaldinho Ga├║cho. The Brazilian, with 97 caps for his country, reinvented the way people see the game and has a trophy cabinet many who have played the game could never emulate. Born 21st March 1980, Ronaldinho began his career with Gremio in Brazil before moving on to Paris Saint Germain in 2001. In July 2003, Barcelona beat a number of European clubs to the exciting youngster’s signature, paying €30m. It was of course at Barca where Ronaldinho dominated Europe, winning the FIFA World Player of the Year (now FIFA Ballon d’Or) in 2004 & 2005. During his f